Category Archives: social media

Social Stories at CCDA


Last week I attended one of the most diverse gathering of Evangelicals, the annual CCDA conference — the Christian Community Development Association. I met dozens of people working in communities across the United States to bring reconciliation and peace to … Continue reading

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Pin With A Purpose


I’ve been messing around with Pinterest for a few months now just trying to make sense of it. Some of my friends have asked me: why use it? What value does it provide? Pinterest is 100 percent visual. In some … Continue reading

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Reporting Social To Stakeholders


[Editor’s Note: You can also read this post on Beth’s Blog and on Social Media Today] This week I moderated a panel of nonprofit professionals as part of Social Media Week DC. But it wasn’t just another “Facebook 101” or a … Continue reading

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Baby steps to “social media maturity”


{Editor’s note: Beth Kanter also published this on her own blog. You can read it here.} I first heard about the “stages” of social media implementation from Beth Kanter:  First, you crawl. Once you’re steady, you walk. Once the road … Continue reading

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This Year: Shut Up And Listen


Bucket lists are not really my thing, and I can’t tell you how many “resolution” blog posts I’ve seen over the last week. But it is a new year. And with that, I have a new word. Last year, I … Continue reading

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SocialFresh 2011: Going Beyond the “Kumbaya Effect”


Yesterday, I reported on Day One of the Social Fresh Balitmore conference, where speakers focused on all thing mobile. Today, however, spoke to much broader audience — marketers looking to maximize social media for branding and content distribution. Perhaps my … Continue reading

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SocialFresh 2011: All Things Mobile


A few weeks ago, I won tickets to SocialFresh Baltimore, a 2-day conference hosted by the social media training company, SocialFresh. Day One focused primarily on mobile marketing. Here are a few highlights from the experts, roughly paraphrased: Jeanne Hopkins on … Continue reading

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